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Information technology is revolutionizing every aspect of society, and healthcare is no exception. In fact, healthcare is a sector that can uniquely benefit from the accurate and comprehensive aggregation of information. A number of healthcare information systems workers are employed in an effort to use IT to manage administrative aspects of healthcare. Health information managers combine an understanding of business and IT to implement functional medical records and information systems in healthcare offices. They direct the daily activities of health information technicians. Health information technicians are the professionals who manage individual health records on a daily basis; they update records with new information, store records, and produce records at the doctor’s request. Medical billing and coding specialists use the information in medical records to bill insurance companies and ensure that the healthcare facility is reimbursed for its services.

An associate degree in healthcare information systems is appropriate for positions as a health information technician, billing and coding specialist, or other healthcare information support worker. Those interested in becoming health information managers will need to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in health administration, healthcare information systems, business administration, or another pertinent area. While not required, professional credentials are widely regarded in this field and can help one secure a job.

A large increase in the demand for healthcare services is predicted for the 2008-2018 period, as the elderly population in the United States balloons. Because of this, health information technicians and managers should have very good job opportunities in the coming years. The average annual health information technician salary ranges from $24,000-39,000; health information managers earn $62,000-104,000.

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Accredited Colleges Offering Healthcare Informatics Degrees
Partner Colleges Annual Tuition Recommend Rate
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Southern New Hampshire University Online $9,600 61% (345 reviews)
279 Programs, 5 in Healthcare Informatics (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BS Health Information Management
  • BS Healthcare Administration - Health Information Management
  • MBA in Healthcare Management
  • MS in Health Information Management
Purdue University Global $14,358 36% (121 reviews)
233 Programs, 4 in Healthcare Informatics (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • BS in Health Information Management
  • Health Information Management
  • Master of Health Informatics
  • Master of Health Information Management
Arizona State University $19,398 - $29,428 86% (346 reviews)
323 Programs, 2 in Healthcare Informatics (view all)
Campuses: Online
  • MAS in Health Informatics
  • Master of Healthcare Innovation
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Campuses: Anderson
$31,230 92% (12 reviews)
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$19,398 - $29,428 86% (346 reviews)
Campuses: Paramus
$8,659 100% (3 reviews)
Campuses: Boston
$55,892 93% (40 reviews)
Campuses: Waltham
$57,561 100% (13 reviews)
Campuses: Tempe
$15,400 67% (12 reviews)
Campuses: San Diego, National City, San Marcos
$14,585 20% (10 reviews)
Campuses: Minneapolis
$14,540 66% (609 reviews)
Campuses: Lynchburg
$10,841 Add Review
Campuses: Burlington
$41,828 88% (8 reviews)
Campuses: Oregon City
$12,774 Add Review
Campuses: Clemson
$38,550 89% (28 reviews)
Campuses: Cleveland
$16,914 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Phoenix
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Campuses: Orange Beach
$6,600 81% (166 reviews)
Campuses: Columbia
$17,788 Add Review
Campuses: New York
$61,788 83% (23 reviews)
Campuses: Columbus
$17,295 58% (12 reviews)
Campuses: Baltimore
$10,464 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: New York
$8,050 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Brooklyn
$15,390 96% (28 reviews)
Campuses: New York
$23,640 Add Review
Campuses: Madison
$12,606 100% (4 reviews)
Campuses: Chicago
$41,202 92% (25 reviews)
Campuses: Philadelphia
$54,516 79% (38 reviews)
Campuses: Durham
$58,031 100% (14 reviews)
Campuses: Dyersburg
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Campuses: Greenville
$23,515 100% (28 reviews)
Campuses: Davenport
$7,520 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Albany
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